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English Minor Requirements

Are you interested in English but don’t have enough time to major in it? You can always choose an English minor!

Students who want to minor in English can choose to minor in either Literature and Cultural Studies or Writing. In either case, students must earn at least six (6) credit hours in courses acceptable for residence credit by standards set forth by the College of Arts and Sciences, excluding transfer, correspondence, and examination (AP, CLEP, Advanced Standing) credit. Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/No Pass.

Literature and Cultural Studies Minor

Students must successfully complete at least fifteen (15) hours of courses acceptable for major credit in English, including nine (9) hours at the upper-division level. Students may not apply hours from first-year English (ENGL 1113, ENGL 1213) or from English courses designated as Writing courses (see below) to a minor in Literary and Cultural Studies.

Writing Minor

Students must successfully complete at least fifteen (15) hours in writing courses beyond the first-year level, at least nine (9) hours at the upper-division level. Writing courses that fulfill the requirements for the minor in Writing include:

  • ENGL 2113 Expository Writing
  • ENGL 2123 Creative Writing
  • ENGL 3103 Topics in Advanced Composition
  • ENGL 3113 Nature/Environment/Science Writing
  • ENGL 3123 Fiction Writing Workshop
  • ENGL 3133 Poetry Writing Workshop
  • ENGL 3143 Studies in Literacy & Rhetoric
  • ENGL 3153 Technical Writing
  • ENGL 3163 Digital Humanities
  • ENGL 3173 History of Writing/Rhetoric/Technology
  • ENGL 3183 Digital Composing
  • ENGL 3193 Working with Writers
  • ENGL 3223 Oklahoma Writers/Writing Oklahoma
  • ENGL 4203 Special Topics in Literary & Rhetorical Forms (with Rhetoric/Writing Topic)
  • ENGL 4113 Magazine Editing + Publishing
  • ENGL 4133 History of the English Language
  • ENGL 4303 Special Topics (with Rhetoric/Writing Topic)
  • ENGL 4923 Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop
  • ENGL 4933 Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop
  • ENGL 4943 Advanced Creative Nonfiction Workshop
  • ENGL 4970 Special Topics in World Literature Today (with Rhetoric/Writing Topic)
  • ENGL 4990 Independent Study (in Rhetoric/Writing)